Saturday, 11 August 2012

Calgary International Flamenco Festival - September 23– 29, 2012

World-class performers ignite the 2nd annual Calgary International Flamenco Festival from September 23– 29, 2012.

A week-long celebration of flamenco music, dance, passionate expression and innovative performances – this is the flamenco event of the year. Bringing together top Spanish artists with Canadian performers, the festival features workshops and concert events including the breathtaking dancer from Madrid, Manuel LiƱan on September 28th 8 pm, at the University Theatre.

Also coming from Spain are Guitarist Liron Man and Elena Morales, featured in “Concierto Flamenco” on Monday September 24th. Highlights include guest Canadian dancer Maria Regnier and fusion of the unique melodic percussion instrument: the Hang Drum. In the “Flamenco Showcase” on Saturday September 29th, many talents from around the province unite in a dynamic collaborative performance at the popular downtown venue, The Auburn.

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